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January 26, 2016

Jason W. Moore: The Web of Life

Capitalism, as project, emerges through a world-praxis that creates external natures as objects to be mapped, quantified, and regulated so that they may service capital’s insatiable demands for cheap nature. At the same time, as process, capitalism emerges and develops through the web of life; nature is at once internal and external – Jason W. Moore.
January 19, 2016

Jason W. Moore: Anthropocene or Capitalocene?

The Anthropocene makes for an easy story. Easy, because it does not challenge the naturalized inequalities, alienation, and violence inscribed in modernity’s strategic relations of power, production, and nature – Jason W. Moore.
January 12, 2016

Jason W. Moore: Political Ecology or World-Ecology?

The world-ecology perspective argues that humans are a part of nature, such that capitalism does not act upon nature but develops through the web of life. In this view, the modern world-system is a capitalist world-ecology, joining the accumulation of capital, the pursuit of power, and the production of nature in dialectical unity – Jason W. Moore.
November 24, 2015

Engaged academia: videos from the Public Political Ecology Lab

The Public Political Ecology Lab (PPEL) has added two new videos on engaged scholarship and political ecology by Dianne Rocheleau and James McCarthy.
November 17, 2015

A Review of ‘Land Grabbing—The Movie’

Land Grabbing by Kurt Langbein offers a razor sharp visualization of the tremendous drivers and tragic dramas of mega investments in land. 
July 17, 2015

Photographies of an ancestral present

By Sofia Roque* Will beauty save the world? Génesis, the last work of the photographer Sebastião Salgado, is a call for a battle to save the planet. Beyond the borders of an untouched or exotic nature, the ambiguity of a switched time reminds us of our collective belonging and common struggles.
May 13, 2015

Mike Edwards: “How a class struggle over land and rent is damaging the UK”

“Radical Geography Notebooks” is a group of Greek graduate and PhD students at Harokopio University in Athens, that over the last four years has been organising the “Radical Geography Seminars”, a series of lectures on issues of Geography and Political Ecology.  
March 12, 2015

Horses, bees and bodies: post-conference accounts from Lexington

Reflections from the Dimensions of Political Ecology (DOPE) conference, one of the biggest annual gatherings in the field. This February, six of us from the ENTITLE network presented our work at the DOPE (Dimensions of Political Ecology) conference held at Kentucky University, Lexington. Creighton Connolly and myself organised a session on “Perceptions of Urban Environmental Health: Narrating Political Ecologies of Disease”, where eight panellists presented topics that ranged from perceptions on autism, homelessness, human waste and hygiene, to concepts of politicisation, agential realism and empowerment. […]
March 11, 2015

Paul Robbins: the challenges to political ecology in a period of great transition

The political ecologist Paul Robbins, Director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, reflects talks about the challenges to political ecology in a period of great transition. This video is the final part of an interview conducted by several ENTITLE fellows with Paul Robbins in Barcelona in January 2015. You can find Paul Robbins’ thoughts on the Anthropocene here. You can find Paul Robbins’ reflections on labour and political ecology here You can find Paul Robbins’ thoughts on ecology in political ecology here […]
March 8, 2015

Paul Robbins and the ecology in political ecology

The political ecologist Paul Robbins, Director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, reflects on the importance of talking about ecology in political ecology. This video is the third part of an interview conducted by several ENTITLE fellows with Paul Robbins in Barcelona in January 2015. You can find Paul Robbins’ thoughts on the Anthropocene here. You can find Paul Robbins’ reflections on labour and political ecology here [wpvideo nGjtZYD6]  
March 1, 2015

Paul Robbins on labour and political ecology

The political ecologist Paul Robbins, Director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, reflects on the importance of talking about labour in political ecology. This video is the second part of an interview conducted by several ENTITLE fellows with Paul Robbins in Barcelona in January 2015. You can find Paul Robbins’s thoughts on the Anthropocene here. The other questions posed in this interview, on the ecology in political ecology and future challenges for political ecology, will be posted in the coming […]
February 26, 2015

Can frogs and workers unite? Paul Robbins on conserving biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India

by Gustavo Garcia Lopez In a guest lecture in Barcelona, political ecologist Paul Robbins invites us to reflect on how market forces and labour’s bargaining power influence farmers’ production decisions, which in turn impact biodiversity conservation. Can environmentalists and workers unite?